HABC Level 2 Award Food Safety in Catering

Nationally accredited, one day course


Why is this training important? 

Food Safety training develops the knowledge and confidence to enable staff to produce and serve safe food and drink. It is a legal requirement that all food handlers receive training in line with their responsibilities and job role.

Who needs this qualification?

People preparing, cooking or handling food which other people will consume.

Learning outcomes

  • Personal hygiene requirements
  • Food poisoning, effects and controls
  • Safe preparation, cooking and storing of foods
  • Cleaning and effective housekeeping
  • Legal requirements in relation to food premises
  • Types of contamination and how they can be controlled

Food Safety training is a requirement of all food businesses, non-compliance can impact on the Food Hygiene rating given to your establishment. This can affect customer’s choices – check the Food Standards Agency for the ratings in your area.

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How long is the course?
The Level 2 Award Food Safety in Catering is a one day course. Starting at 0930 and finishing at 1630.
Are there any entry requirements?
No, but as the course is delivered in English a basic understanding is required.
How is the course assessed?
By 20 multiple choice questions, you will need to answer 12 correctly to receive the award. These can be completed verbally, please let us know before the day if you will need this option.
When will I know if I have passed?
Results are usually with us within 3 weeks and the certificates are sent, first class, signed for, Royal Mail delivery.
Do I need to bring anything?
You will need proof of identification such as passport, driving licence or a signed bank card. This is a requirement of the Awarding Body HABC, Hiighfield Awarding Body for Compliance. We supply tea, coffee and biscuits but not lunch. There is an on-site cafe or local shops if you wish to purchase lunch.
What is the cost?
The cost is £70 per person. Group discounts are available for 6 or more people.

This course is available to book for a group of 6 or more.

For more information, please email or phone 01473 407330.

Food safety training lowers the risk of food poisoning outbreaks